Swan Abstract

Uploaded: February 22, 2008 16:54:36


Posting this version of my 'swan lake' for fun ~ I decided to play with it a bit using light touches of the frac filter to give it a more whimsical feel :)

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 150.00 mm, Model: E-300


Michelle Alton February 23, 2008

Great use of the Frac, Susie. Cool composition.
Michelle #861183

Tiia Vissak February 23, 2008

well done! #5538807

Bonnie Gearhart February 23, 2008

Very nice, love the capture and the way you worked the photo,
Bonnie #5540415

John Connolly February 23, 2008

What a great mob of swans, Susie! I am impressed with your darkroom work here, particularly the frac filter! #5540532

Melissa G. Meiselman February 23, 2008

Great and original results with the frac filter...the orange really pops, Susie!! #5540542

Melissa A. McDonald February 25, 2008

Very cool image... love the effects, definitely has the whimsical feeling you were going for. #5550453

Debra K. Thomas February 25, 2008


Erika Haight February 25, 2008

This is just Brilliant Susie ~ Great image~ erika #5550859

Sue McLeod February 26, 2008

I love this Susie!! Great effects! :) #5557049

Dolly L. Davis February 27, 2008

Wow Susie, this is wonderful! I love it! Great effects for it! #5561435

Ellen Hodges March 03, 2008

Great image and effects, Susie! would love to see so many swans together. #5588591

Jennifer L. Alder March 11, 2008

VERY creative and WONDERFUL...Love this! :) #5625087

Susie Peek-Swint March 22, 2008

Many thanks for all the nice comments!
cheers, susie #5677032

Elida Gutierrez March 22, 2008

A Big Congrats in your Finalist!!! #5677045

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this creative finalist--have you considered it for the HP SC contest? Best of luck in the next round, Susie. #5677146

Dr Silly level-classic March 22, 2008

Way to go susie. Congratulations on this wonderful finalist. :O)

Pat Gamwell March 22, 2008

OUTSTANDING FINALIST, Susie! Big congrats! #5677516

Mitch Spence level-classic March 22, 2008

I didn't see this earlier, Susie, but I'm happy to see this most creative effort now, here among the finalists. #5677947

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2008

A big congrats on this fantastic finalist Susie :o) #5678389

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist! A very beautiful and unique image Susie! #5679451

Colette M. Metcalf March 22, 2008

Congratulations!!!! #5680035

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton March 22, 2008

Cool work Susie, Congratulations !! #5680253

Susan Fox March 22, 2008

This is a work of art with the selective coloring and effects. Congrats Susie!!!!!! #5680568

Lee Canham March 23, 2008

Fantastic..Difficult to take my eyes from it..There is an air of magic in there,,,Very beautiful..Stunning work..
Big congratulations Susie,Best wishes all the way.
Lee #5682619

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 23, 2008

Excellent work Susie - Congrats Susie on your Finalist! Jeff #5683887

Tiia Vissak March 23, 2008

congratulations! #5684725

Katarina Mansson March 24, 2008

Congratulations Susie and good luck next! #5686991

Susan M. Smith level-classic March 24, 2008

Fabulous work Susie! Congrats on your Finalist :) #5688694

William C. Raco level-classic March 24, 2008

How very cool!
Congratulations and best wishes, Susie #5690650

Roger Fry March 25, 2008

Congratulations Susie! Reminds me of Abbotsbury somehow ? #5697846

Datha Y. Thompson March 25, 2008

Congratulations Susie!!!! WTG :0) #5698890

Kate Jackson April 01, 2008

Congratulations Susie! Excellent use of this filter! #5727186

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